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Marketing Manager- Pet Care Centres in Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF

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Job description

Marketing Manager- Pet Care Centres - 39 hours
Full-time, £30,000 - £37,000

Ref: 20098

Salary: £30,000 - £37,000

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


Join our dynamic and fast-paced team as a Marketing Manager for our Pet Care Centres (PCC). At our Support Office in Handforth, Cheshire, you'll be a crucial player in delivering compelling audio, digital, and printed assets to support campaigns, promotions, events, and category launches. As we introduce our new brand across in-store assets, you'll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our entire store network. You'll report directly to the PCC Marketing Lead and take charge of both line management and financial budgeting responsibilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with the Commercial Team to create customer-focused, semi-permanent POS for product launches and educational communications during category range reviews.
  • Build strong relationships with the Commercial Team and establish yourself as a customer champion within the team.
  • Assist the Supplier Partnership Team in executing branded in-store activations that boost footfall and sales.
  • Champion in-store execution during campaign deliveries, translating national campaigns into effective store experiences.
  • Work with the wider Pets Marketing Team to drive POS+1 campaigns, leveraging their specialized skills.
  • Support the Propositions Team by orchestrating in-store activations that drive customer engagement and achieve business targets.
  • Develop and implement integrated marketing campaigns for children's events in-store, including event collateral.
  • Serve as the brand guardian for all PCC marketing assets, ensuring consistency in design and tone.
  • Collaborate closely with the preferred print supplier to optimize production processes.
  • Deliver clear and timely store communications to ensure 100% implementation across the estate, in coordination with the Retail Operations Team.
  • Partner with the PCC Marketing Lead to formulate the annual marketing budget.
  • Ensure all marketing activities adhere to the budget, identifying savings opportunities while prioritizing environmental considerations.
  • Stay informed about competitor activities and contribute actionable insights to improve our strategies.
  • Manage supplier relationships, conducting regular meetings and quarterly reviews for smaller suppliers.
  • Foster a culture of high performance, utilizing a high challenge/high support approach with your direct report.


About You:

  • Possess instore marketing experience, ideally within a leading UK retailer, and have a strong understanding of print.
  • Exhibit project management skills, capable of overseeing projects from initiation to completion, handling multiple stakeholders, and delivering on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrate resilience and tenacity, with a proven record of delivering impactful in-store marketing activations.
  • Showcase strong commercial acumen, generating tangible results through effective marketing endeavors.
  • Thrive as a team player with excellent collaboration skills, able to build rapport with diverse stakeholders including the commercial team, specialists, and operations teams.
  • Display exceptional written and verbal communication abilities, influencing and engaging stakeholders at various levels.
  • Possess experience in briefing agencies, meticulous in proofing copy and creative.
  • Have previous experience in managing people.
  • Exhibit an inquisitive mindset and a passion for continuous learning and professional growth within the team and the wider business.


Our diversity and inclusion vision is that everyone is welcome and feels part of our group. If you think you’re a good match to what we are looking for, and you share our belief that together ‘we’re better with pets’, we’d like to hear from you, whatever your background or circumstances.


Hybrid Work Model  Office based working from our Handforth (Cheshire) Support Office for 2 days a week


To apply, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience and why you are a strong fit for this role. We look forward to hearing from you!

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 08-08-2023

Expiry Date: 06-09-2023

Extra information

Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF
Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
Profession type
Customer Service
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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